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McGill receives its largest gift for Indigenous education

US$ 1.25-million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative, to be based in the Faculty of Arts The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a US$1.25-million grant to McGill University, in support of a new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative. The Initiative will be implemented […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201911 Views

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North and south, always Inuk: Here for an education – Montreal Gazette

While undertaking vital studies in the south, homesick Inuit conjure ‘home’ via shared ‘country food’, poetry and even a toddler’s scribbles. June 17, 2019 North and south, always Inuk: An occasional series about the unique, complicated and all-too-often painful relationship between the people of Nunavik and Montreal. When Hannah Tooktoo feels homesick, she thinks about […]

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MMIWG: The spirit of grassroots justice lives at the heart of the struggle – The Conversation

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Inquiry’s final report has concluded that the long-term and ongoing murders and disappearances of Indigenous women in Canada is an ongoing genocide. Violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada and elsewhere is central to colonialism. It’s a powerful tool in the dispossession of body, mind […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201917 Views

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An evolving Concordia celebrates Indigenous graduates – CBC

‘I couldn’t have made it without support at home and support here,’ master’s student from Kahnawake says Jun 07, 2019 Corey Thomas didn’t have much time to celebrate his newly earned degree. He had to lug his upright bass to a gig at Montreal’s Fringe Festival. He has few lines in the show, but mostly, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201926 Views

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Dawson College poised to transform college education with major investment in AI project

MONTREAL (June 4, 2019) – Today’s students are graduating into a world that is in a significant state of transformation due to developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related information technologies. “Our current and future students are the ones who will be facing these challenges and opportunities when they enter university or the work force. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201933 Views

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Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Québec

From: Status of Women Canada May 31, 2019 – Montréal, Québec – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201943 Views

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Media Advisory – Rendez-vous at Vivre-ensemble en entreprise Colloquium and Career Day at Collège de Maisonneuve

MONTRÉAL, May 30, 2019  – Collège de Maisonneuve invites you to attend the Vivre-ensemble en entreprise Colloquium and Career Day on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Mrs. Malika Habel, Executive Director of Collège de Maisonneuve, will kick off the event – under the patronage of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO – in the presence of  many business […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201946 Views

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Media advisory: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques answers questions from the Umiujaq community, in northern Quebec

From: Canadian Space Agency Media advisory Umiujaq, Quebec, May 28, 2019 – On May 31, 2019, live from the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will answer the questions of young people from the village where he practised medicine before becoming an astronaut as well as students and staff of Kiluutaq School. David Saint-Jacques‘ wife, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201952 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for proposals for community-based projects to support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Organizations are invited to apply for funding May 23, 2019                    Montreal, Quebec                    Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities, and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing older Canadians with greater security and a better […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201958 Views

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Giving young Montréalers the skills and experience they need to launch meaningful careers

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release May 16, 2019 Montréal, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s continued prosperity depends on young Canadians launching meaningful careers. By helping them gain the skills and experience they need for a fair chance at success, we are investing in our greatest asset—our people. Today, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201973 Views

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